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Environmental Release Report: LAWRENCE County, IN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAWRENCE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in INDIANA or facilities in LAWRENCE County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for LAWRENCE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 364 63
    Suspected Carcinogens 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,030 125
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 486 58
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 379 67
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 482 54
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,880 193
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,001 137
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 34,108 120
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 33,130
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 811 63
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 336 58
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 834 67
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,658 263
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,646 59

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 231,021 27 0 0 231,048 21,845,935 NA
    1989 217,814 11,393 0 0 229,207 7,599,474 NA
    1990 184,388 28 0 0 184,416 197,932 NA
    1991 305,417 35 0 0 305,452 285,578 26,031,501
    1992 322,665 35 0 0 322,700 378,463 27,087,401
    1993 272,489 32 0 0 272,521 414,181 29,916,671
    1994 194,217 15 0 0 194,232 615,708 7,166,289
    1995 90,880 16 0 0 90,896 622,921 8,585,212
    1996 47,801 29 45 0 47,875 548,361 7,774,610
    1997 30,127 31 0 0 30,158 316,378 185,940
    1998 42,030 259 0 0 42,289 411,468 313,124
    1999 18,629 10 0 0 18,639 292,635 307,955
    2000 7,441 10 64 0 7,515 294,016 305,679
    2001 2,325 23 546 0 2,893 157,015 177,623
    2002 34,662 267 2,967 0 37,897 27,870 131,932
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 2.60 0 0 0 2.60 24.24 26.85
    2001 111 0 0 0 111 2.45 114
    2002 135 0 0 0 135 0 135
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